Skip to main content

Health & Behavioral Science

What can I do with this major?

Related Career Titles​​ Search for potential careers/jobs with these position titles​​

Health Care Navigation​​
  • Patient Access Coordinator
  • Clinical Liaison
  • Call Center Coordinator
  • Patient Navigator
  • Business Office Manager
  • Customer Care Rep.
  • Insurance Collections Supervisor
  • Advocacy Specialist
  • Patient Account Specialist
  • Enrichment Leader
  • Client Care Specialist
  • Research Assistant
  • Community Care Worker
  • Benefits Analyst
  • Community Relations
  • Medical Translator

Aging & Wellness​​
  • Retirement Coach
  • Marketing Liaison
  • Activities Assistant
  • Administrative Specialist
  • Human Services Technician
  • Medical Assistant
  • Client Advocate
  • Activities Coordinator
  • Community Supervision Officer
  • Project Coordinator
  • Health Analyst
  • Health Educator
  • Community Outreach Coordinator
  • Client Services Liaison
  • Patient Advocate
  • Field Organizer



What is Health & Behavioral Science?


The Bachelor of Science degree in Health and Behavioral Science prepares graduates for the growing health care industry. Students select a track of interest to gain specialized knowledge about the industry.
Tracks:

  • Healthcare Navigation develop skills for careers in health care service coordination
  • Aging and Wellness develop skills for careers in geriatric care.​



Explore Career-Specific Websites

www.aha.org/ | www.ashhra.org/ | www.ahima.org/ | www.ahrmm.org/ | www.health-care-navigators.com/ | www.ahe.org/

Professional Organizations

Affiliate yourself with groups to network and learn about the field!

  • Pi Gamma Mu - International Social Sciences Honor Society
  • American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC)
  • American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA)
  • National Association of Healthcare Advocacy Consultants

Graduate School Considerations *Programs not offered at UHD

  • Master of Arts in Non-profit Management
  • Master of Education in Health Education*
  • Master of Business Administration
  • Juris Doctorate (Law School)*|
  • Master of Social Work*
  • Master of Public Health*
  • Master of Education in Counseling*

Community Partnerships

Research local organizations offering internships/field experiences to students pursuing a Health & Behavioral Science degree.

  • ACLU of Texas
  • Bering Omega
  • Allied-THA
  • HAWC
  • Interfaith Ministries
  • Aldine Y.O.U.T.H
  • Neighborhood Centers
  • The Dēmos Center for the Public Sector
  • St. Luke’s Episcopal Health System
  • The Council on Recovery
  • Boys & Girls Club
  • M.D. Anderson
  • Mercer Society
  • A-Med Hospice
  • VITAS Healthcare of Texas
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters
  • The Covenant House
  • Alzheimer's Association
  • Planned Parenthood
  • Harris County Juvenile Probation
  • CHRISTUS Health
  • Adult Protective Services
  • Project C.U.R.E.
  • SEARCH Homeless Servicers
  • National Alliance on Mental IllnessNAMI
  • TRIAD
  • CHOSEN Clinic
  • Julia C. Hester House
  • American Diabetes Association
  • Centria Healthcare & Centria Autism

Last updated 3/24/2022 9:38 AM